List of sporting knights and dames

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This is a list of people who have been knighted for their contribution to sport.

Athletics[edit]

Boxing[edit]

Cricket[edit]

See List of cricketers who were knighted

Cycling[edit]

  • Note: Sir Hubert Opperman (1904-1996) was perhaps best known for his cycling achievements, but his 1968 knighthood was in recognition of his service as Australian High Commissioner to Malta.[1]

Equestrian[edit]

Fencing[edit]

Football[edit]

See List of football personalities with British honours

Golf[edit]

Horse racing[edit]

Motor racing[edit]

Mountaineering[edit]

Netball[edit]

Rowing[edit]

Rugby[edit]

Squash[edit]

Tennis[edit]

Yachting[edit]

References[edit]

See also[edit]